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July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM

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Bloomberg:
Voyager Digital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York, estimating it has 100,000+ creditors and $1B-$10B in assets; SBF's Alameda is its main creditor  —  Crypto broker Voyager Digital Ltd. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection just weeks after getting a lifeline …
Reuters:
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
In a joint advisory, the FBI, CISA, and Treasury Department warn North Korea-backed hackers are using Maui ransomware against healthcare organizations  —  The FBI, CISA, and the U.S. Treasury Department issued today a joint advisory warning of North-Korean-backed threat actors using Maui ransomware …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: a rugged Apple Watch planned for 2022 will have a larger, ~2" shatter-resistant screen, non-aluminum metal case, better workout tracking, and more  —  Apple Inc. plans its largest smartwatch display to date, a bigger battery and a rugged metal casing as part of the upcoming Apple …
Max Colchester / Wall Street Journal:
The FBI and MI5 issued a rare joint statement warning tech companies of China's large-scale state-sponsored hacking and a global network of agents to steal IP  —  Officials say Beijing employs large-scale hacking and global network of agents to steal Western technology; U.S. also warns about efforts to influence policy-making
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple announces Lockdown Mode in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura to protect against “highly targeted cyberattacks” by disabling features, apps, and more  —  Apple today announced a new Lockdown Mode coming to the iPhone, iPad, and Mac with iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura.
Cheyenne Ligon / CoinDesk:
A new legal advisory from the US Office of Government Ethics bars federal workers who own crypto from working on cryptocurrency-related policy and regulation  —  A new legal advisory from the Office of Government Ethics bars federal workers who own crypto from working on policies that could influence the value of their digital assets.
Reuters:
Samsung reports an 11% YoY rise in Q2 operating profit to $10.7B, its best since 2018, and $59B revenue, up 21% YoY, driven by strong server chip sales  —  Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) turned in its best April-June profit since 2018 with an 11% year-on-year rise …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Code in Meta's iPhone app for VR headsets suggests Meta's Project Cambria headset will be called the Meta Quest Pro; a source says it will cost over $1,000  —  Meta Platforms Inc.'s upcoming high-end headset for virtual and augmented reality will be called the Meta Quest Pro …
Bloomberg:
Tech companies are too slow at preventing users from spreading videos and images that analyze and celebrate shooters, potentially inspiring future attacks  —  Mass shooting events like the one that happened July 4 near Chicago typically set off an-all-too-common chain of procedures at tech companies …
Bloomberg:
Sources: SoftBank's Rajeev Misra is stepping back from the organization but will remain CEO of Vision Fund 1; Misra has secured $6B+ for his own fund  —  Rajeev Misra is stepping back from his main roles at SoftBank Group Corp., marking the exit of one of the key architects …

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